Max Webster is releasing “The Party” and you’re invited.
101.5 The Wolf is giving away the just released limited edition discography vinyl box set of “The Party” by Max Webster featuring newly remastered albums, exclusive unreleased studio and live songs, the long-out of print Kim Mitchell self-titled EP and a comprehensive booklet packed with rare photos and memorabilia.”Alongside the 32-page book, the vinyl edition sports a poster, a Universal Juveniles fan club ID card and an introductory foreword by Q107 radio host John Derringer. The collection of unreleased studio and live tracks was mixed by Terry Brown and Greg Wells.
“The remastered records beautifully present more musical detail for your ears to chew on, as well we unearthed and mixed never heard before songs. You’ll hear different musical approaches/arrangements as we worked it out in the studio and live,” frontman Kim Mitchell said in a statement. “We’ve included the warm sound of quality vinyl in the package. I kept thinking ‘where has some of this been for all these years’, we carefully picked moments for the box set where the band proved it was definitely strapped to a foreign rock’n’roll.”
ALSO included in the Grand Prize:
*Two tickets for the November 30th Kim Mitchell show at the Phoenix in Toronto (must be age of majority to attend),
*swag from the box set including a front cover lithograph of “The Party“, a signed drumhead, a T-Shirt, a Coffee Mug and Beer Coozie.
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Presented by Central Ontario’s Best Rock, 101.5 The Wolf.
Formed in 1973, Max Webster soon became one of the most original and popular rock bands in Canada. Their first three albums, Max Webster (1976), High Class in Borrowed Shoes(1977) and Mutiny Up My Sleeve (1978) achieved gold status in Canada. Their platinum selling album A Million Vacations (1979) saw the first single “Let Go The Line” reach No. 41 on the Canadian charts and the follow up “A Million Vacations” hit No. 80 in Canada. The album’s third and final single “Paradise Skies” reached No. 21 in Canada and No. 43 on the UK Singles chart. The band appeared on “Top of the Pops” in 1979 and headlined two New Year’s Eve shows at Toronto’s Maple Leaf Gardens. Max Webster were also close friends of fellow Canadian rock Icons Rush. In a 1979 interview, Rush bassist and vocalist Geddy Lee, commented that he enjoyed their music and both bands frequently toured together in Canada, the USA and the U.K. during the 1970s. The band went on to be twice nominated for JUNO Awards for ‘Group of the Year’ in 1980 and 1981 respectively.